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Jan 14, 2015

Project Managers ... "Talent" or "Capital"?

Posted by Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin in Culture & Change Management, Human Capital, Project Management Events, Project Management Office (PMO), Project Management Research | 0 Comments

So, it’s official … PM Solutions thought leadership continues to run about 10 years ahead of the times.For example, we said the title Chief Project Officer would come into use in our 2001 book, The Strategic Project Office and by 2007 we were collecting business cards at every project management event with just that title.… Read More »

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So, it’s official … PM Solutions thought leadership continues to run about 10 years ahead of the times.For example, we said the title Chief Project Officer would come into use in our 2001 book, The Strategic Project Office and by 2007 we were collecting business cards at every project management event with just that title.… Read More »

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Oct 2, 2014

Value, and Corporate Values

Posted by Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin in Performance Measurement, Project Management Research, Strategy Execution | 0 Comments

Johanna Mickel’s blog about a presentation at the Gartner Symposium tied in neatly with a theme that Allen Young had been expanding upon earlier on this blog: that of how you measure the value of project management processes (and of the PMO).  To recap, Johanna described Gartner analyst Donna Fitzgerald’s … Read More »

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Johanna Mickel’s blog about a presentation at the Gartner Symposium tied in neatly with a theme that Allen Young had been expanding upon earlier on this blog: that of how you measure the value of project management processes (and of the PMO).  To recap, Johanna described Gartner analyst Donna Fitzgerald’s … Read More »

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Jun 3, 2014

Transformation, Strategy and Statistics: A Panel Discussion with Gartner and PMI

Posted by Johanna Mickel in Project & Program Management, Governance, Human Capital, Project Management Events, Project Management Office (PMO), Project Management Research, Strategy Execution | 0 Comments

Today’s panel discussion at the Gartner PPM and IT Governance conference featured Matt Light and PMI’s CEO Mark Langley, along with two practitioners—Claire Rutkowski of MWH Global and James Brown. James is currently with Dupont Pioneer but in a previous role was director of the PMO at Rockwell Automation … Read More »

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Today’s panel discussion at the Gartner PPM and IT Governance conference featured Matt Light and PMI’s CEO Mark Langley, along with two practitioners—Claire Rutkowski of MWH Global and James Brown. James is currently with Dupont Pioneer but in a previous role was director of the PMO at Rockwell Automation … Read More »

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May 14, 2014

Establish PMO Value Metrics Without Delay!

Posted by Allen Young in Performance Measurement, Project Management Office (PMO), Project Management Research | 0 Comments

One of the issues that surfaced in the newly-released State of the PMO 2014 research study was that PMOs have a public relations problem: they are delivering value (significant value: see the graphic from the study at right), but they have trouble communicating that value to executives. Two of the biggest challenges for PMOs, according to… Read More »

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One of the issues that surfaced in the newly-released State of the PMO 2014 research study was that PMOs have a public relations problem: they are delivering value (significant value: see the graphic from the study at right), but they have trouble communicating that value to executives. Two of the biggest challenges for PMOs, according to… Read More »

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May 2, 2014

Updated Study Shows Steady Growth in PMO Influence and Capabilities

Posted by Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin in Performance Measurement, Project Management Office (PMO), Project Management Research, Project Management Training, Site News, Strategy Execution | 1 Comment

The fourth iteration of our biennial study on The State of the PMO was released last week. The data holds few surprises, but confirms that the PMO as an organizational resource continues to grow in capability and influence.In particular, it's always interesting to note how PMOs in high-performing organizations differ from those in… Read More »

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The fourth iteration of our biennial study on The State of the PMO was released last week. The data holds few surprises, but confirms that the PMO as an organizational resource continues to grow in capability and influence.In particular, it's always interesting to note how PMOs in high-performing organizations differ from those in… Read More »

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Apr 29, 2014

One Size PMO Does NOT Fit All

Posted by Allen Young in Project & Program Management, Portfolio Management, Project Management Office (PMO), Project Management Research | 0 Comments

A good deal has been written about Project Management Offices (PMOs) in terms of the services they provide and the associated governance structures that go with them. I’ve seen the suggested types of PMOs range from as few as three to as many as twelve in my travels. Masha Nehme from Software Advice… Read More »

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A good deal has been written about Project Management Offices (PMOs) in terms of the services they provide and the associated governance structures that go with them. I’ve seen the suggested types of PMOs range from as few as three to as many as twelve in my travels. Masha Nehme from Software Advice… Read More »

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Mar 3, 2014

2014 State of the PMO Closes March 4

Posted by Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin in Project Management Office (PMO), Project Management Research | 0 Comments

Since 2008, PM Solutions Research has been keeping tabs on developments in organization design for project management. The State of the PMO studies, carried out every two years, have helped countless companies and practitioners understand and work with trends and challenges as PMOs have come into play, matured and taken on new roles.Tomorrow, March 4, is… Read More »

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Since 2008, PM Solutions Research has been keeping tabs on developments in organization design for project management. The State of the PMO studies, carried out every two years, have helped countless companies and practitioners understand and work with trends and challenges as PMOs have come into play, matured and taken on new roles.Tomorrow, March 4, is… Read More »

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Feb 19, 2014

OCM, The People Side: Leverage the Champions of Change

Posted by Allen Young in Culture & Change Management, Portfolio Management, Project Management Office (PMO), Project Management Research, Project Management Training | 0 Comments

Continuing to flesh out the areas I’d like to see expanded on in any OCM model, let’s take a look at how the PMO and its people contribute to—or impede—an organization’s “change-ability.”According to PM Solutions’ own research, the majority of firms… Read More »

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Continuing to flesh out the areas I’d like to see expanded on in any OCM model, let’s take a look at how the PMO and its people contribute to—or impede—an organization’s “change-ability.”According to PM Solutions’ own research, the majority of firms… Read More »

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